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  1. Harvesting Immature Corn as Silage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/harvesting-immature-corn-silage

    production. The single most important factor in silage production is plant moisture content at harvest.  ... approximately 64-68%, which corresponds to a plant dry matter content of 32-36%.  Varying more than a few ... forage to a correct moisture content for ensiling or for baleage.  From a quality standpoint, cutting ...

  2. Time to Take a Last Cutting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/time-take-last-cutting

    of the five years, but was September 4 to 30 in 2014 and September 10 to October 4 in 2013. So, the ... moisture content slows down the cold hardening/fall dormancy process, increasing the risk of winter ... heaving, which is a significant risk on many Ohio soils with higher clay content. This would be a concern ...

  3. Agronomy Beyond 2019: Prepare for 2020 at FSR Agronomy College

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/agronomy-beyond-2019-prepare-2020-fsr-agronomy-college

    https://fsr.osu.edu/sites/fsr/files/imce/pages8-12.pdf; and at the Gwynne: https://fsr.osu.edu/sites/fsr/files/imce/FSR-2019-Program-Gwynne-AUG8.pdf ...

  4. Field Wilting Corn for Silage Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/field-wilting-corn-silage-harvest

    forage quality) and wilt it in the field to the proper dry matter content that ensures good fermentation ... severe soil contamination. Also, be sure to test the moisture content (using a microwave oven or Koster ...

  5. Managing Mold in Hay

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-mold-hay

    baling. Often the hay is not quite at or below the desired moisture content for dry hay (15-20%) and small ... presence of mycotoxins. Anderson’s PDF can be viewed at http://go.osu.edu/C5Aq Extensive mold may also ... hay. Moldy feeds may “reduce energy content by 5% for ruminants” say the authors of a 2016 Penn State ...

  6. Pesticide Container Recycling Collection Program

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/pesticide-container-recycling-collection-program

    https://clinton.osu.edu/sites/clinton/files/imce/Pesticide%20Recycle%20Day.pdf Pesticide Containers ...

  7. Poultry Litter Applications

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-26/poultry-litter-applications

    of a two-year corn/soybean rotation. Like all manures, the moisture content of the poultry litter ... indicating the nutrient content. Poultry manure for permitted operations needs to follow the Natural Resource ...

  8. Stress Management Check-in

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/stress-management-check

    experience that made you feel comforted and content.  Close your eyes and relive that moment/experience.  ...

  9. Stockpile Forage to Reduce Stored Feed Costs

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/stockpile-forage-reduce-stored-feed-costs

    yields and crude protein content of the forage.  Stockpiled forages are generally grazed in the late fall ... acre.  Crude protein content could be in the 13 to 15 % range when grazing begins in November and will ... forage.  However, crude protein content can be several units higher, 15-17% and quality will decline ...

  10. Profile of Organic Corn Growers in a Four-State Region

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/profile-organic-corn-growers-four-state-region

    ://downloads.usda.library.cornell.edu/usda-esmis/files/zg64tk92g/70795b52w/4m90dz33q/OrganicProduction-09-20-2017_correction.pdf Corn ...

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